Cleveland County now under burn ban

Cleveland County now under burn ban

Cleveland County is officially under a burn ban as of Wednesday morning, September 28, 2022. This comes a day after Bradley County Judge Klay McKinney issued a burn ban for Bradley County. Bradley, Cleveland, Calhoun, Lincoln, Drew, and Ashley Counties are all at a high risk of wildfires at the moment due to dry conditions…

Three Bradley County students graduate at A-State Summer 2022 Commencement

Three Bradley County students graduate at A-State Summer 2022 Commencement

JONESBORO – Arkansas State University has announced the list of students who completed degree requirements to graduate at Summer Commencement, held Aug. 12 in First National Bank Arena. The list includes graduates from 38 states and 11 other countries. Three of those graduating students are from Bradley County. Hermitage: McKenzie P. Lewis, Bachelor of General…

County Judge updates quorum court on bell tower situation and garbage collection

County Judge updates quorum court on bell tower situation and garbage collection

While conducting the July 2022 monthly meeting of the Bradley County Quorum Court, Judge Klay McKinney provided an update on efforts to complete the work on the Courthouse Bell Tower and the issues the County has run into trying to finish the job. The project began with a grant from the Arkansas Preservation Commission, followed…

Severe weather chances higher Tuesday and Wednesday

Severe weather chances higher Tuesday and Wednesday

South Arkansas is under the threat of severe weather both Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, April 12 and 13, 2022. The threat is slight Tuesday, but residents should watch for potential hazards. Those hazards could include large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes. Wednesday the threat is enhanced. There is a potential for widespread severe…

Drew County, Arkansas Farm Bureaus endow scholarships honoring retired professors

Drew County, Arkansas Farm Bureaus endow scholarships honoring retired professors

Monticello, Arkansas – The Drew County Farm Bureau and Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation are making sure that recently retired agriculture professors Drs. Bob Stark and Paul Francis, from the University of Arkansas at Monticello, aren’t forgotten. Both organizations have endowed scholarships in the names of the two professors. Both retired last year from UA-Monticello’s College…

36 year-old man shot and killed during altercation in New Edinburg

36 year-old man shot and killed during altercation in New Edinburg

Press release from the Cleveland County Sheriff’s Department: January 1, 2022 at approximately 11:29 P.M. deputies from the Cleveland County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched to a residence on Old School Street in New Edinburg, Arkansas, concerning a reported shooting. When Deputies arrived they found a black male victim lying in the driveway who was deceased.…

BC Chamber of Commerce board holds final monthly meeting of 2021

BC Chamber of Commerce board holds final monthly meeting of 2021

Warren, Arkansas – Bradley County Chamber of Commerce board held its final monthly meeting of the year Monday, with Chairman James Wells ending a two-year term. Terrie White will be the chairwoman next year. “I’ve enjoyed it and I’m not going anywhere,” Wells said, noting he will serve as vice-chairman to back up White and…

Tricks and treats galore at New Edinburg’s second annual Fall Festival

Tricks and treats galore at New Edinburg’s second annual Fall Festival

Re-New-ing Edinburg held a very successful second annual Fall Festival Saturday, October 30, 2021 at the New Edinburg Community Center, as well as throughout the community. The event took place from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, with volunteers helping to dish out candy at the drive-through event. “Great fun was had by all on…

Three more Warren Branch Library eLibraries placed throughout Bradley County

Three more Warren Branch Library eLibraries placed throughout Bradley County

The Warren Branch Library recently placed three eLibraries(Community Resource Centers) in Bradley County. They are located at New Beginnings C.A.S.A. in Warren, Banks City Hall, and at the Hermitage Housing Authority. These eLibraries will provide much needed information such as Drug Rehabilitation, Housing, Food Distribution, Clothing Distribution, Daycare, Churches, GED Classes, etc. They were made…